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Greetings, earthlings!

Sometimes, a little peculiarity is all we need to jumpstart things in a whole new light this 2014 (’cause change is constant). We’re enlisting the help of psychedelic rock band Earthling Society for this one, since, well, why not?

More of a mood setter than an actual album, by traditional standards, the group’s latest release — Brotherhood of the Cod: 13 tales from a Fylde Coast Fish Cult —  embraces every folk element we loved, and repurposes it into something queer.

It experiments with lots of reverb, guitar, and breathy vocals to lure us onto eventually praising that fish cult/’krautrock’-ish sensibility. Though it mimics Oasis in some of its pop attempts, there’s no denying that it boasts a rare bravado among its peers.

Line up your ears for gems such as 7-minute starrer “Lost in a Daze“, the grungy “Dark Side of the Mushroom“, and the Poe companion “Annabel Lee“: it’s like reading a classic while on a substance high.

Not that we’re complaining.

Track listing:
1. Lost in a Daze
2. In The Garden
3. In The Garden, Pt. 2
4. Dark Side of the Mushroom
5. Lord Heal My Mind
6. The Green Manalishi (with the two prong crown)
7. God in the Mushroom
8. And I Heard The Fire Sing
9. Annabel Lee
10. I Take It
11. Midnight Dub
12. Paramechanical World
13. The Vampire Suite

Related links:
Earthling Society’s official website
Earthling Society’s on Myspace
Earthling Society’s on YouTube
Earthling Society’s on Facebook